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Thursday 11 October, 2007

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
11 October 2007


Croda International Plc

11 October 2007

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

In accordance with Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R(1), I hereby inform you that Croda International Plc ('the Company') was 
notified on 11 October 2007, that the following transactions took place in relation to the Croda International Plc Share
Incentive Plan ('SIP') on 10 October 2007. The SIP is an all-employee trust arrangement approved by HM Revenue and 
Customs, under which employees are able to buy ordinary shares in the Company of 10p each, using deductions from salary 
in each monthly pay period, and receive allocations of matching free ordinary shares ('matching shares').

1. The SIP trustee (Capita AESOP Trustees Limited) acquired 5,806 ordinary shares by purchase in the market on 10 
October 2007 at a total cost of £37,883.265 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as partnership 
shares.  Michael Humphrey and Michael Sean Christie, as executive directors, were deemed to become interested in these 
shares on acquisition, and to cease to be interested in them on allocation.

2. The SIP trustee (Capita AESOP Trustees Limited) also acquired 5,806 ordinary shares by purchase in the market on 10 
October 2007 at a total cost of £37,883.265 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as matching shares.
Michael Humphrey and Michael Sean Christie, as executive directors, were deemed to become interested in these shares on 
acquisition, and to cease to be interested in them on allocation.

3. The following directors and persons discharging managerial responsibilities purchased the number of ordinary shares 
of 10p set out against their names below, at a price of 646p per ordinary share, and were allocated for no consideration
the number of matching shares set out against their names below:

+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|Name             |Role                |Number of ordinary shares purchased  |Number of matching shares allocated  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|                 |                    |                                     |                                     |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|M Humphrey       |Executive Director  |                                 19  |                                 19  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|M S Christie     |Executive Director  |                                 19  |                                 19  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|S E Foots        |PDMR                |                                 19  |                                 19  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|D E Barraclough  |PDMR                |                                 19  |                                 19  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|K Layden         |PDMR                |                                 19  |                                 19  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|G L Myers        |PDMR                |                                 19  |                                 19  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|K M Nutbrown     |PDMR                |                                 19  |                                 19  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+
|A L Scott        |PDMR                |                                 19  |                                 19  |
+-----------------+--------------------+-------------------------------------+-------------------------------------+

This notification is made in order to satisfy both section 793 of the Companies Act 2006 and Disclosure and 
Transparency Rule 3.1.2.



Louise Scott
Company Secretary and Legal Counsel
Croda International Plc





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